7Gypsies

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Watercolor Your World With Glimmer Mist

Watercolors are very ‘in’ this year, but not everyone is good with brushes and paints. So the question is – What’s the easy way to achieve the effect without the hassle? Tattered Angels Mists are your answer.  If you have not used them before, they are a wonderful translucent spray mist that is filled with pigment and mica…

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Create A Bookshelf For Your Mini Books With An Old Book

There are many ways in which you can alter old books. You can take a book (old, new, recycled or multiple) and cut it, tear it, glue it, fold it, paint it, rebind it, create pop-ups… You can add pockets and niches to hold other items. Or, like Crew Member, Lena Holmstrom, you can turn it into a…

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Mixed Media Fun and Games with The Crafter’s Workshop – ‘Fly’ Canvas

Have you played with The Crafter’s Workshop Products before, maybe you have in the past, maybe you have some old stencils stored away that need to come out and be played with our maybe it is time to stock up on a few new designs.  Once upon a time stencils were used with a pencil…

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DIY Bottle Wrap With Winter Style

In many parts of the Worlds winter holds a tight grip on the surroundings. Today Crew Member Agnes Kieler shares a great gift idea inspired by our February Challenge “Cold Weather”. Something to bring to your friends or family when you gather for a nice cozy time! If you have not yet entered our challenge…

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How To Make Your Own Perpetual Calendar

Important dates, birthdays, anniversaries… there are so many of them each month and sometimes it’s hard to keep up and remember them all. Putting them in a diary means that we’ll have to copy them into a new one at the end of the year. Why not make a perpetual calendar?  Our Crew member, Ina Solsbery,…

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A Collage of Handmade Valentine Cards and Decor

Every single crafter will have piles of scrap pieces of paper waiting for their time to be used. What better occasion to show them some love than Valentine’s Day? Dana Tatar, one of the Canvas Corp Crew Members, shows you how to use the unloved bits and pieces to create amazing collage-based cards and home decor. For this…

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Good Things Come in Small Packages – Step by Step Handmade Gift Bags

RAKs (Random Acts of Kindness) are a selfless way of making someone else’s day. Sometimes it’s just a small thing we do; sometimes it’s a small thing we give. Even when giving away little things, adding that personal touch of a hand-made gift bag makes all the difference. Today, Claudia Neubacher shares with you an easy but extremely eye-pleasing way of decorating plain…

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Match Up with The Crafter’s Workshop

We love that we play well with others and our Match Up series is all about getting the chance to see different brands work together, what magic is created when you try new things and making new creative friends.  Our first Match Up of 2017 is     with The Crafter’s Workshop.  You may know…

This blog is a compilation of inspiration from the Canvas Corp Brands family including Canvas Corp, Tattered Angels and 7Gypsies.